The Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) is operated as a partnership between Capitol Reef National Park (CRNP) and Utah Valley University (UVU) to support learning and research concerning the Colorado Plateau ecosystem. The field station facilitates college level field trips and workshops, which allow students to further understand the processes that shape the region. The program supports geological and biological studies while encouraging the protection of resources and promoting environmental ethics.
The CRFS is used to:
Did You Know?
Less than 0.25 inches (0.6 cm) of rain can produce flash floods. Flash floods are caused by run-off from intense, localized thunderstorms that drop a large amount of rain over a short period of time. They are most common in Capitol Reef in July, August and September, but can occur at any time of the year.